Women do get confused between the synthetic progestins in the Pill and the natural hormone progesterone. This article helps to explain why it’s important to know the difference.
AnnA Rushton | April 30, 2018 | 0 comments
Many women at menopause use the contraceptive Pill or Coil to help control heavy bleeding. The synthetic hormones these contain are not the same as the natural hormones and have very different effects.
AnnA Rushton | November 20, 2017 | 2 comments
Synthetic and natural hormones are not necessarily compatible. For some conditions they go together, but you really need to know what you can, and can’t do.
Dame Dr Shirley Bond | March 23, 2016 | 22 comments
Many women are on the Pill for contraception and later in life to control heavy bleeding. The risks are clear but bioidentical hormones can help.
Dr Jeffrey Dach | November 18, 2013 | 0 comments
The Pill has been associated with health risks before, but it is more dangerous for overweight women due to the synthetic progestin (artificial progesterone) it contains.
AnnA Rushton | February 22, 2013 | 0 comments
Birth control needs to be both effective and risk-free but modern methods rely on synthetic hormones such as progestins that mimic the effect of bioidentical natural progesterone, but that can have serious side effects.
Dame Dr Shirley Bond | May 25, 2012 | 3 comments
Can synthetic hormones help or is it bioidentical natural progesterone that really works?
AnnA Rushton | January 30, 2012 | 5 comments
New U.S. Government guidelines suggest caution on starting contraceptive Pill use after giving birth, due to an increased risk of potentially fatal blood clots.
AnnA Rushton | September 5, 2011 | 0 comments
Teenagers starting to use oral contraception may be putting their long-term bone health at risk.
AnnA Rushton | August 1, 2011 | 1 comment
Dr Bond answers a frequently asked question about early menopause and The Pill.
Dame Dr Shirley Bond | July 28, 2011 | 0 comments